Cephalanthus occidentalis

Spreading shrub to 10' tall
Sun to part shade
Wet to moist soils - bordering streams, ponds, ditches
Flowers are insect nectar source
Waterfowl eat seeds
Many medicinal uses and uses in folk remedies, such as relieving malaria and fever
Leaves can cause poisoning in grazing animals

Buttonbush Flower

Buttonbush Flower